Iterations: Echo & The Bunnymen’s “The Killing Moon”

It’s probably a sign of aging when one’s favourite song from Echo & The Bunnymen’s 1984 opus Ocean Rain transitions from the dramatic and brooding “Killing Moon” to the elegant and elegiac title track. I’m not saying I’m there now, but I’m not saying I’m not. There’s enough love in my heart for both tracks. […]

Iterations: Telvision’s “Marquee Moon”

One of the greatest <insert term here> ever. No matter what you put in that phrase – “Songs”? “Recordings”? “Title tracks”? “Performances”? – it would be accurate. Tom Verlaine and Richard Lloyd’s interlocking guitars and alternating solos are just epic and a clinic in awesome. Effusive much? Yes, but I can’t not hear that opening […]